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UKVI Centers Begin Opening Overseas

Effective June 1, 2020, certain UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI)

Centers will reopen overseas. UKVI centers overseas are partnered

with two providers, TLScontact and VFS Global. Foreign nationals

who had a previous appointment booked may now book a new

appointment beginning May 26, 2020.

The following service points will reopen on June 1, 2020:

  • Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth,Sydney (Australia)
  • Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou,Shanghai (China)
  • Suva (Fiji)
  • Hong Kong
  • Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  • Taipei (Taiwan)
  • Bangkok (Thailand)

Service points will be working at a reduced capacity. It is

recommended to purchase a return courier in order to avoid

returning to the center. Those that show symptoms of COVID-19

should reschedule their appointment.

Those who may be affected are encouraged to contact an

immigration specialist for case-specific advice.

Originally published by Fakhoury, on June 2020

The content of this article is intended to provide a general

guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought

about your specific circumstances.

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